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Emma Sinclair MBE shakes up VC structure with innovative new platform for tech entrepreneurs

Emma Sinclair MBE, co-founder of EnterpriseAlumni, has highlighted her commitment to championing tech entrepreneurs with her support for the latest review-based platform, Landscape. Sinclair has taken up a position on the advisory board of the...

Abigail Johnson’s ‘phenomenal’ women strategy

Abigail Johnson Fidelity CEO Abigail Johnson has made a habit of appointing women to top roles. In a recent statement, a spokeswoman for the business said: "Fidelity strongly believes that women are a critical part of the future of financial services". And Abigail Johnson has been...

Emma Sinclair campaigns for youth entrepreneurship in developing countries through UNICEF

Emma Sinclair has long been a strong advocate of encouraging young people to explore their entrepreneurial instincts, and ever since 2015 she applied this passion to the UNICEF scheme Building Young Futures too. The co-founder...

Mary Barra and the need for more women in male-dominated industries

Mary Barra is the chairman and CEO of General Motors Company. When Mary Barra became General Motors' CEO in January 2014, she became the first woman to lead a Big Three automaker. Speaking at the 'Awesome Girls: Engineer Your World' webinar for...

Gail Koziara Boudreaux: Innovation in health tech

Gail Koziara Boudreaux is the CEO of Anthem Inc., one of America's largest health benefits providers. She is one of the most powerful women in healthcare, and Anthem is the second-largest company in America with a woman as CEO. Gail is focusing on...

Melinda Gates: Funding Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease

Melinda Gates, via the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has partnered with drug discovery company, Novartis, to bolster the global search for curative therapies for sickle cell disease. The project will aim to prioritise countries...

Gail Koziara Boudreaux – the importance of teamwork and making a difference

Gail Koziara Boudreaux is the CEO of Anthem Inc., one of America’s largest health benefits providers. She was previously the CEO of UnitedHealthcare and has also held roles at Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield. She is...

Tania Boler – Glass Ceiling Day

Elvie CEO Tania Boler teamed up with American lawyer and activist Meena Harris to host the first Glass Ceiling Day virtual event on the 23rd February 2020. The event, in collaboration with HeyMama, a social...

Tania Boler – Tech 100

Tania Boler, co-founder and CEO of leading FemTech brand Elvie, was included in the annual Retail Week Tech 100 index at the end of 2020. Boler features amongst a total of 25 women on the...

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Elsa Peretti – Profile

Elsa Peretti is an Italian jewellery designer and philanthropist known for her work with legendary American jewellery house, Tiffany & Co. Peretti was born...

Kristalina Georgieva – Leadership in Times of Global Struggle

Kristalina Georgieva is a Bulgarian economist who is the Chair and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Her previous roles include Chief...

The Greta Thunberg Effect

Activist Greta Thunberg has received international attention since August 2018, when she began her Skolstrejk för klimatet (school strike for climate) outside the Swedish...

Woment’s report on the Financial Times’ 25 Most Influential Women of 2021

The Financial Times has announces its 25 Most Influential Women of 2021. According to Roula Khalaf, editor of the Financial Times, the unranked list...

Women in Business

Women in Business There can be no doubt that the past few decades have seen a significant shift in the general approach towards gender diversity...